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SUPER CANDY BAR FOR THE SUPER BOWL

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To honor the iconic candy brand’s 90th anniversary, the brains behind
Snickers decided, hey, what better way to celebrate that than with a
4,700-pound candy bar? Someone in the room then likely said, “There
is no better way!” and thus the “largest Snickers bar ever created” was
born.

The bar reportedly took more than 600 people to construct and used
caramel, peanuts, nougat and 3,500 pounds of chocolate to create the
“equivalent to more than 41,000 single-size Snickers bars.”

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Construction of the large bar (above) that will be a tease to
the Snickers commercial that will be played during the
Super Bowl on Feb. 2.  

  

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Franklin Clarence Mars
(September 24, 1882 – April 8, 1934)

Frank Mars, founder of Mars, Inc.
(originally called Mar-O-Bar Co.),
invented the Snickers bar in 1930, 
named after the favorite horse of
the Mars family.

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FIRST SUPER BOWL ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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On January 15, 1967, the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League
(NFL) smash the American Football League (AFL)’s Kansas City Chiefs, 35-
10, in the first-ever AFL-NFL World Championship, later known as Super
Bowl I, at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Charles (Chuck) Edward Anderson Berry
(October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017)

Chuck Berry was a singer and songwriter, and one
of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs
such as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll Over Beethoven"
(1956), "Rock and Roll Music" (1957) and "Johnny B.
Goode
" (1958), Berry refined and developed rhythm
and blues
into the major elements that made rock
and roll distinctive. Writing lyrics that focused on
teen life and consumerism, and developing a music
style that included guitar solos and showmanship,
Berry was a major influence on subsequent rock
music. He was among the first musicians to be
inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on
its opening in 1986.

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Chuck Berry doing his famous ‘duck walk’.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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Robert Redford Net Worth 2019
Retired actor Charles Robert Redford Jr. is 83 today.

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